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DeAngelo Hall claps back at Adam Schefter and Herm Edwards for criticizing Odell Beckham

DeAngelo Hall claps back at Adam Schefter and Herm Edwards for criticizing Odell Beckham

DeAngelo Hall has been with the Redskins since 2008, so he has plenty of experience facing their NFC rival Giants. But on Tuesday he came to the defense of his typical enemy, New York receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. 

The Giants star has been under attack for allegedly being thin-skinned and allowing opponents to get in his head.

Over the first four weeks of the season, Beckham has shown outward frustration on the field without as much production. The team has warned him to keep his emotions under better control, but Beckham received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in Monday night's loss against the Vikings. 

Tuesday afternoon, ESPN aired a segment where former NFL corner and coach Herm Edwards ripped Beckham's attitude, composure and maturity. There was yelling involved. 

ESPN's Adam Shefter tweeted about Edwards' rant, but Hall was having none of it. He responded to Schefter that Edwards might still be coaching if he'd had players with Beckham's passion. 

It was an interesting fight to pick for Hall, who's laid up immediately after season-ending knee surgery. Hall clearly has respect for Beckham as an opponent, but he isn't showing as much for Edwards. 

Hall's teammate and fellow DB Josh Norman is also Beckham's arch nemesis after a showdown last season got very physical. 

Hmm.

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Adrian Peterson's kids and the Internet are why he designed that shoe-in-facemask shirt

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Adrian Peterson's kids and the Internet are why he designed that shoe-in-facemask shirt

Luke Kuechly was just trying to make a tackle.

During the Redskins-Panthers Week 6 matchup, the Carolina star dove to wrap up Adrian Peterson and, like many, many, many before him, failed to bring the RB down.

Unfortunately for Kuechly, something else happened on the play that is going to help it live on much longer than your routine defensive mistake.

That something, of course, is that Peterson's cleat came off in the collision and lodged itself in Kuechly's facemask. And the uniqueness of that is why Peterson is now selling T-shirts commemorating it:

"I thought it was pretty cool," Peterson said Thursday in the 'Skins' locker room when asked why he felt moved to create the shirts, of which there are three to choose from on his site. "My kids got a big kick out of it. Obviously, the Internet did as well."

No. 26 has carried the ball 2,651 times in his career but said he's never had an attempt go like that one that involved his footwear and Kuechly's headgear.

However, because he's a legend, Peterson was able to deal with the lost shoe and still go on to pick up a nice chunk of yards as well as a first down.

"As I'm breaking free and I feel my shoe coming off, the only thing on my mind is, 'OK, let me make sure I plant my foot in a way where I don't slip,'" he explained. "That was the only thing I was focusing on on that play."

Will Kuechly get a shirt, though? After all, without him, they wouldn't exist in the first place.

"I might send him one," Peterson said.

What's lower: the odds of Kuechly wearing that shirt should Peterson ever send it along or the odds of another shoe finding its way into the linebacker's facemask? 

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Crowder, Richardson headline long list of injury questions for Redskins during Dallas week

Crowder, Richardson headline long list of injury questions for Redskins during Dallas week

Redskins head coach Jay Gruden joked about optimism when going over the team's injury report, but that might be the coach's only way to deal with the current situation. 

Receivers Jamison Crowder and Paul Richardson did not practice on Thursday, and their status for Sunday seems murky at best. Crowder was spotted at Redskins Park using a scooter to keep his weight off his injured ankle, and while Richardson was seen walking around, his knee remains an issue. 

There was some good news, however, that Chris Thompson and Shawn Lauvao practiced, albeit in a limited role. 

Getting Thompson back on the field would be a big help for the Redskins offense, and alleviate some pressure off Adrian Peterson. The future Hall of Famer did not practice Wednesday as he is dealing with a host of injuries, including his shoulder and knee. 

The one player Gruden said he did not have optimisim in a return this week was rookie safety Troy Apke. There has been some conversation about possibly moving him to the injured reserve, but that has not happened yet. 

The Redskins currently have one open roster spot as the team released veteran defensive lineman Ziggy Hood earlier this week. With all the concerns at wideout, maybe Washington uses that spot to bring up a practice squad player to support the unit. 

UPDATE (5:20 p.m.): The Redskins announced that they have elevated receiver Jehu Chesson from their practice squad to the active roster.

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